Master of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
- Local students
- International students
- Program code: MC176
GC142, GD173, Graduate Certificate in Electrical Engineering, Graduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering
- CRICOS code: 068164G
- Campus: City campus
Prepare for a leadership role in the internationally fast-growing sectors of power engineering and energy.
You'll focus on technical areas of electrical engineering, including renewable energy and high-voltage systems.
The program will suit you if you're an electrical engineer graduate wanting specialist knowledge in the latest power engineering technologies, or you're a graduate from another discipline seeking a career change to this sector.
As a graduate, you'll have leading-edge knowledge and skills in power engineering with effective business skills in communication, teamwork and management.
1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time
This duration incorporates Graduate Diploma: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time and Graduate Certificate: 6 months full-time or 1 year part-time.
Course contact is generally in the afternoon and evening to fit in with work commitments of part-time students.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
Learning and teaching
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You will have access to the Learning Hub and other online and digital resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
The Master of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) consists of 144 credit points.
This includes the Graduate Diploma (96 credit points) and the Graduate Certificate (48 credit points).
Examples of courses you may study include:
- Advanced Control Systems (PG)
- Advanced Power Systems
- Electrical Energy Conversion
- Industrial Automation
- Power Electronic Converters
- Power System Analysis and Control
- Real Time Estimation and Control
- Renewable Electrical Energy Systems
- Switched Mode Power Supplies
- Variable Speed Drives.
The following program structure(s) is an example of what students are currently studying in this program.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
The sectors of smart grid technology and renewable energy are experiencing rapid growth.
As a result, the field of power engineering offers electrical engineers strong employment prospects.
You'll be prepared to advance your career and take up leadership roles in the power industry.
Program entry requirements
Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in one of the following disciplines:
- computer engineering.
English language requirements:
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
- TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 580 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5)
- TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 92 with a minimum of 20 in each section
- Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade B
- Pearson: Minimum score of 58 (no band less than 50).
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.
How to apply
1. Check program entry requirements and confirm you're eligible.
2. Ensure you have your supporting documents ready - this includes certified copies of all academic transcripts.
3. Complete and submit your application using one of the following options:
- Apply online. Please read these important notes before proceeding.
- Print and complete the Application form for international students (PDF 316 KB 4p) and submit following the instructions on the form.
- Use a registered RMIT representative in your country.
There are no application deadlines for international students; however, we encourage you to apply early as acceptance into programs is subject to the availability of places. An application fee may apply.
Learn more about the International application process.
- In addition to tuition fees you are required to pay the Student services and amenities fee (SSAF).
- All international student visa holders are required to maintain valid Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the total duration of their visa.
- Some programs incur additional expenses.
- Here is an estimate cost of living you can expect to pay each year.
Advanced standing may be granted if you hold an appropriate postgraduate qualification or equivalent.
Applications will be considered on an individual basis.
Electrical & Computer Eng
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